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Bad Boy Buggy Recalled Again!

December 16, 2011

By: US Consumer Product Safety Commission

NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Communications Washington, D.C.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 14, 2011
Release #12-056  Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 774-3946
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 

E-Z-GO Recalls Golf Cars, Shuttles and Off-Road Utility Vehicles Due to Crash Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: TXT golf cars, Cushman shuttle vehicles and Bad Boy off-road utility vehicles

Units: About 21,900

Manufacturer: E-Z-GO, a Textron Company, of Augusta, Ga.

Hazard: The threaded end of the rack rod ball joint can break and the ball joint can become displaced, causing the driver to lose steering control. This can result in a crash.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm is aware of 71 reports of the ball joint breaking, 13 of which resulted in the ball joint displacing. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The recalled vehicles are gas- and electric-powered, four-wheeled vehicles with bench seats for the driver and passengers.

The following models are included:

The brand and model names are printed on the side and front panels of the vehicles. Serial numbers are printed on a plate or label located on the exterior of the vehicle below the driver’s seat.

Sold at: E-Z-GO and Bad Boy dealers nationwide from February 2011 through July 2011 for between $6,650 and $10,650.

Manufactured in: United States

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact E-Z-GO or an authorized dealer for a free repair. E-Z-GO and E-Z-GO dealers are contacting known owners.

Customer contact: For additional information, contact E-Z-GO toll-free at (800) 774-3946 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET or visit the firm’s website at www.ezgo.com

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